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Movement assessments such as the Overhead Squat...

Movement assessments such as the Overhead Squat Test and Single-leg Squat Test help fitness professionals see and understand a client’s faulty movement patterns. How many of you actually use movement assessments with your clients? Do you find them useful and practical? Is there anything you would…

Corrective Exercise Strategies for Basketball

Corrective Exercise Strategies for Basketball

…extremity and torso movement compensations (e.g. feet turn out/flatten, knees move inward, excessive forward lean) * Assessment techniques (e.g. Overhead Squat, Single-leg Squat, Goniometric Measurement, Manual Muscle Testing) * Corrective strategies using the traditional corrective exercise…

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Hip Shifting Compensation? A Behind the Scenes Look at the Overhead Squat Assessment.

…what it means and how to address it. The overhead squat assessment is designed to assess dynamic flexibility, core strength, balance, and overall neuromuscular control (1). When taking a look at your client from behind during the assessment, the checkpoints to watch are the feet, the ankle complex…

Sports Performance Testing and Evaluation: The Whole Team Approach

…Overhead Squat Assessment, Single-leg Squat Assessment, gait analysis) * Flexibility  (i.e., Sit and Reach Test, Apley’s Scratch Test) * Muscular Endurance  (i.e., Push-up Test, Pull-up Test) * Cardiorespiratory Fitness (i.e., 12-minute Run Test, 300 Shuttle Run Test) * Performance Assessments

Goniometric Assessment

Goniometric Assessment

…be able to: * Describe the scientific rationale for goniometric assessment * Discuss the various components of a goniometer and specifically explain how to use it to measure joint range of motion * Correlate goniometric measurements to the Overhead Squat and Single-leg Squat movement assessments

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Running Pain: When Mileage and Dysfunction Meet

…the TFL, increased internal knee rotation, and low hamstring strength compared to the quadriceps in ITBS (1,6,7). During assessments such as the overhead or single leg squat, clients at risk of ITBS may display an inward knee compensation. Tightness of the IT-band is also associated with PFPS (8).…

Mirror Gait Retraining for the Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain in Female Runners

…During the last 4 sessions, mirror and verbal feedback were progressively removed. Hip mechanics were assessed during running gait, a single-leg squat assessment and a step descent assessment, both pre- and post-retraining. Subjects returned to their normal running routines and analyses were…

Altered hip mechanics (hip adduction,...

…During the last 4 sessions, mirror and verbal feedback were progressively removed. Hip mechanics were assessed during running gait, a single-leg squat assessment and a step descent assessment, both pre- and post-retraining. Subjects returned to their normal running routines and analyses were…

Trivia Tuesday! Agility is the ability to...

…stabilize, and quickly change direction while maintaining proper posture. Which of the following assessments tests for upper extremity agility? A. Davies Test B. Push-up Test C. Shark Skill Test D. Single-leg Squat Comment with the correct answer and you’ll be entered to win an NASM shaker bottle!

Back to School Doesn’t Have to be a Pain

…learning. Assessing for dysfunctional breathing can be done by observing dysfunctional movements commonly seen in the overhead squat assessment, as well as the static observations previously mentioned. Another assessment option is instructing an individual to breathe normally and assessing whether…

Are Your Client’s Golfers? Watch for Low Back Pain

…and controlled tempo * Lateral Tube Walking (progress to #2 if to0 easy) * Multi-planar step-up, curl, to press (progress to #3 if too easy) * Single leg squat to PNF pattern References: * Gosheger G, Liem D, Ludwig K, Greshake O, Winkelmann W. Injuries and overuse syndromes in golf.Am J Sports Med.…

IT-Band Syndrome: Cause and Solution

…femoral condyle leading to symptoms. Assessment To determine possible risk for IT-band syndrome or to identify the potential reason why someone may have developed the condition, movement assessments (such as the overhead and single-leg squat assessments) should be performed. Based upon the…

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